Articles on Body Wisdom

These articles refer to a potentially powerful aspect of therapy: using the experiences and wisdom of the body to explore the ways we hold trauma, and to provide healing. Body-focused or somatic therapy can help heal PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), and other mental and physical trauma-related health problems.

Depth Enquiry and The Memory Hole

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We’re pleased to announce a new page on the Therapy Duo site that discusses Amanda’s Depth Enquiry technique. She’s been developing this technique for several years now, and has achieved some remarkable results with clients. Depth Enquiry (DE) is an extension to EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). DE can take clients to a deep […] Read More

Our New Sexual Intimacy Program (SIP)

Our Sexual Intimacy Program is a 7 to 10 week program of exercises and activities done in conjunction with therapy to increase your intimacy.

It’s been a while since our last article, and quite a lot’s happened for us since then (including a fascinating trip to Europe… but that’s another story). Something significant is our Sexual Intimacy Program (SIP), which we’ve been thinking about and developing for a while now. We’re excited about this program, not only because it […] Read More

Beyond Narcissistic Wounding

Getting past the original narcissistic wounding to find a place of connection through feelings, sensations and understanding.

Often couples come into therapy recounting an argument they've had. Each partner valiantly tries to get us to agree that their own position is correct. Well, it won't work. We're not there to be adjudicators. Actually, we're not even there to resolve conflict (which may sound strange, but more on that later). What the couple […] Read More

Gorilla Consciousness

Non-verbal ways of communicating in an intimate relationship. Body language and other techniques can help when words are missing.

We recently posted an article on the trio of Attention, Appreciation and Affection from the recent Art of Love 2011 online series. And here’s another snippet from the series that also caught our eyes, from an interview with Gay and Kathleen Hendricks on a common issue for couples: how to break potentially endless cycles of […] Read More

From Illness to Stillness

Illness is a blessing that offers a great opportunity.

We're excited to hear about a new book From Illness to Stillness due out soon, by Michael Harrington. Uncovering your innermost being releases a wondrous diamond. Once it begins to emerge from the layers of conditioning, a realization dawns: you are ageless and timeless. When every free instant goes into this quest, you will no […] Read More